Avoid These 10 Used Vehicles

Buying a new vehicle is not affordable for every American family. With an average price of $30,000 that is pretty understandable. Used vehicles are a reliable option if you know which ones to choose, or avoid. Here is a list of ten used vehicles to avoid based on reliability surveys, resale values and safety ratings. A lot of weight was given to the most recent J.D. Power & Associates U.S. Vehicle Dependability Study which determines the least dependable three-year-old cars.

  1. Chevrolet Aveo
  2. Mitsubishi Lancer
  3. Dodge Avenger/Dodge Charger
  4. Dodge Magnum
  5. Mitsubishi Eclipse
  6. Jeep Liberty
  7. Chevy Colorado/GMC Canyon
  8. Suzuki XL7
  9. Jeep Wrangler
  10. Land Rover Range Rover Sport

All of these vehicles lose a big chunk of value immediately, suffer maintenance issues frequently, and/or offer uncomfortable rides. The Land Rover and Suzuki issues are made worse by their lack of a widespread dealership and parts network. When looking for a car at your local buy here pay here car lot, you might want to avoid these used vehicles at all costs.